As promised, this is the continuation of last week’s episode on mindset. We hope you find it helpful! It’s an uncharacteristically short episode for the show, but we hope it’s packed full of value to help you with your creative projects. Let’s get into it!

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Show Notes for This Episode:

[1:00] Dustin breaks in with Sam Walton’s dying last words on his success.
[1:40] Ian drops a truth bomb on how true success should look.
[3:00] The gang discusses phones stealing their focus.
[4:30] The science behind taking breaks and why rest is so crucial.
[5:15] Ian shares his view of nature and agriculture as a way to justify rest.
[6:00] Rest is a necessity.
[7:00] Growth comes from not only working but also from resting.
[8:00] The reason great ideas come to us in the shower.
[9:00] Mundane jobs refill your creative bucket.
[10:30] Ian reminisces back to working as an electrical technician.
[11:00] The wonderful feeling you gain from manual labor.
[12:00] Social Media highs vs. Manual Labor feels.
[13:00] Social Media addiction.
[14:00] What if Instagram closed its doors everyday at 5pm?
[15:00] Lisa shares the recent scientific studies on focus.
[16:00] The gang talk about simpler times. Life before cell phones.
[17:00] The double edge of the cell phone.
[18:00] Limit your screen time to boost your mindset.
[19:00] And that’s a wrap!

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